Braiden McCahren September 5, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

McCahren Trial Underway in Winner

WINNER, SD -The trial process in the case of a Pierre 18-year-old started this morning in a courtroom in Winner.  Braiden McCahren was indicted after the shooting death of a fellow student-16-year-old Dalton Williams.  The shooting occurred when McCahren was 16 and took place at the McCahren home.  McCahren was indicted on First Degree...
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Judge's Gavel, Scales and Law Book

Jury Selected-Murder Trial for Braiden McCahren to Start Today in Winner

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) The trial for a Pierre 18-year-old charged with murder in the 2012 shooting death of a Pierre teenager gets underway this morning.  Braiden McCahren pleaded not guilty to First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault for the shooting-which happened in the McCahren home.  Killed was 16-year-old...
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Chamberlain High School Building (Photo from CSD Website)

Feds Probing School District in Civil Rights Case

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – The Chamberlain School District is the subject of a federal investigation after a community activist filed a complaint alleging racial discrimination. The Argus Leader reports the complaint has been filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Activist James Cadwell is accusing the school board of restricting...
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Hay Bale

SD Ranchers Encouraged to Apply for Donated Hay

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Agriculture officials are encouraging ranchers in disaster-declared counties to apply for donated hay bales. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will select the producers who will receive the hay based on the number of applications received, the amount of hay available and need. Recipients will be responsible for arranging the...
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